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When it comes to international travel and visas, a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. Recently, a traveler showed up at the airport on the 3rd of July to fly to Spain. His passport expired in 89 days. The airline wouldn’t let him on the plane because Spain requires no visa, but it requires a passport with 90 days of validity.
Airlines have found another way to cut costs on the backs of consumers. Hertz cuts back their car-sharing business. Medical treatment outside the US, often called “medical tourism”, is a multi-billion dollar business.
Ned Levi has a list of his 15 essentials for you to pack in your carry-ons when you fly. He takes a look at everything he finds important from eye masks and wipes to a tablet and battery backups.
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Something to think about if you are planning on learning a foreign language, trying to protect your privacy from drones (UAVs), wondering whether gas taxes are getting ready to go up and whether it will make a difference.
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Old film clips of men trying to fly with wings and the first steps towards a family plane — still not perfected. And, finally, a look at photos of the sweeping and curving majesty of TWA’s old terminal at JFK.
Buying and using a SIM card in Europe will almost certainly be far cheaper than using your home carrier while traveling abroad. When using a SIM card from a European carrier, you’re buying a new phone number and have access to the same low-cost dialing options available to locals.
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